Alan Beckford


Alan Beckford is a well known Sport and Corporate personality and has a distinguished career in senior management and finance.

He has a Master in Business Administration (Finance Option) and a Bachelor of Science (Management) from the New York Institute of Technology.

He is currently a Director of the JOA. While heading this post, Mr. Beckford has to his credit the following initiatives:

advocated for good corporate governance, recommending a number of policy changes.

spearheaded the improvement of the website and social outreach for the Olympic Games;

organized Olympic Day activities which included the Olympic Day Run and Forum;

represented the JOA on the Pan American Sport Organization (PASO) and on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD);

successfully coordinated the Commonwealth Youth Team in Samoa in 2015.

Sporting Boards

Alan has volunteered his service on boards both nationally and internationally.

Director – Jamaica Olympic Association

Member – ITU Audit Committee

Board Member – Americas Triathlon

Board Member – Association of Commonwealth Triathlon

Vice President – Jamaica Triathlon Association

Board Member – Institute of Sports of Jamaica and

Board Member – GC Foster College.